Instructables: exploring - outside - water - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 4 Aug 2015 16:59:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to purify your water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-purify-your-water/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 02:49:34 PDT
How to make a DIY Mosquito Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mosquito-Trap/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 12:44:59 PDT
Fast and Easy, PVC Water Run!!! (for under $100) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-Easy-PVC-Water-Run-for-under-100/
Fast and Easy, PVC Water Run!!! (for under $100) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/YFGF/IBTF70ZH/FGYYFGFIBTF70ZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/YFGF/IBTF70ZH/FGYYFGFIBTF70ZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/YFGF/IBTF70ZH/FGYYFGFIBTF70ZH.SMALL.jpg BKLaRue After constructing a "Fast and Easy PVC Kids Fort" for my 8 year old daughter, I was left feeling inspired. Being that the 4th of July was coming up (and because the heat/humidity in NC can be a bit oppressive in the summer), I decided to build something fun (and wet) for my kids to play with outsid...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 15:47:09 PDT
Backyard Dunk Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Dunk-Tank/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:58:55 PDT
Garden Rock Water Feature http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Rock-Water-Feature/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:27:18 PDT
Super Duper Slip and Slide http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Duper-Slip-and-Slide/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:36:50 PDT
Emergency Duct Tape Stash http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Duct-Tape-Stash/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 13:24:16 PDT
Laundry to Landscape Greywater System http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-to-Landscape-Greywater-System/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 21:06:26 PDT
How to Make a Wasp Trap from an Old Plastic Jug. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-an-Old-Plastic-Jug--How-to-Make-a-Hornet-Tra/
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Sat, 31 May 2008 20:52:09 PDT
Backyard Pond and Waterfall: No Experience Necessary! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Pond-and-Waterfall-No-Experience-Necessar/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:03:49 PDT
How to Check if Your Home Has a Hidden Leak http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Check-if-Your-Home-Has-a-Hidden-Leak/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:05:49 PDT
Mini Cabin Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Cabin-Boat/
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 09:17:28 PST
Portable Bicycle Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bicycle-Water-Pump/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 22:37:02 PDT
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Water-Tank-For-Camping-Gravity-Fed/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 09:55:35 PDT
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpackers-Bottle-Cooler/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:57:49 PDT
Biosand Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Biosand-Filter/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:48:27 PST
How to Find Shark Teeth http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Find-Shark-Teeth/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:31:53 PST
Underwater lights - insulated in old jam jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Underwater-lights-insulated-in-old-jam-jars/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 10:50:50 PST
Simple Solar Cooking Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Solar-Cooking-Jar/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:39:13 PST
Pocket Sized Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Water-Purifier/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:55:35 PDT
No Mess winter Garage to keep the shop dry http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Mess-winter-Garage-to-keep-the-shop-dry/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:44:34 PDT
Laminar Flow Water Jet for Under $25. http://www.instructables.com/id/Laminar-Flow-Water-Jet-for-Under-25/
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 11:36:01 PDT
Backyard Recirculating Splash Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Recirculating-Splash-Pad/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:13:27 PDT
A Survival Water Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Survival-Charcoal-Filter/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:47 PDT
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-a-Skin-on-Frame-Kayak/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 PDT
Sharked kayak trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharked-kayak-container/
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 23:48:02 PDT
How to Barefoot Waterski http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Barefoot-Waterski/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:55:33 PDT
Swimsuit Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Swimsuit-Dryer/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:16:13 PDT
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing http://www.instructables.com/id/7-in-1-summer-squeeze-hot-tub-deck-swings-arbor-fi/
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SMALL.jpg skiedra Making this summer bit more awesome...We bought a small (574 sq meters / 6200 sq feet) plot of land some 10 miles outside the city in a small gardening community. That decission was made so the kids do grow up in "concrete jungle", but grow more connected to nature. The lot was empty with some old o...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:25:38 PDT
Water bottle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-bottle-holder-2/
Water bottle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JTVD/HY7T0F20/FD9JTVDHY7T0F20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JTVD/HY7T0F20/FD9JTVDHY7T0F20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JTVD/HY7T0F20/FD9JTVDHY7T0F20.SMALL.jpg YPF The idea behind this project was to find a practical way to increase the amount of water I can take when going in the outdoor, without compromising on the volume of my backpack. The solution is a water bottle holder that can be strapped anywhere: on a bag, on a belt or simply on a shoulder strap.The...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
Mistick - as in Mist Stick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mistick-as-in-Mist-Stick/
Mistick - as in Mist Stick! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/F1M8/HXVR2JZX/FG0F1M8HXVR2JZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/F1M8/HXVR2JZX/FG0F1M8HXVR2JZX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/F1M8/HXVR2JZX/FG0F1M8HXVR2JZX.SMALL.jpg IamGutter Summer is a great time for getting outdoors and enjoying time with family and friends, only sometimes the enjoyment is curtailed by the brutal summer heat. The Mistick is here to help!! There are many products available to provide a cooling mist in a fixed area, such as attached to a deck or awnin...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:44:37 PDT
Water Balloon Filling Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Balloon-Filling-Station/
Water Balloon Filling Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/ST6M/HXMUVO13/FZ2ST6MHXMUVO13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/ST6M/HXMUVO13/FZ2ST6MHXMUVO13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/ST6M/HXMUVO13/FZ2ST6MHXMUVO13.SMALL.jpg IamGutter The 4th of July has come and gone and my neighborhood, like many, celebrated our Nation's independence with a cookout, fireworks and, of course, a huge water balloon war! We spent hours dragging multiple hoses around, picking them up, filling a balloon, putting them down, tying a balloon, repeat. ...
By: IamGutter

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:33:35 PDT
Coconut Bikini Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Bikini-Top/
Coconut Bikini Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4Y95/HX1WKBIQ/FQ44Y95HX1WKBIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4Y95/HX1WKBIQ/FQ44Y95HX1WKBIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4Y95/HX1WKBIQ/FQ44Y95HX1WKBIQ.SMALL.jpg kilo_me Whether you are getting ready for your summer vacation on a tropical island or you are just looking for an all-natural material, eco-friendly bikini top wanting to say “Aloha” wearing the appropriate apparel . Well, here is how to make your own Coconut Bikini Top! Tools & materials you will need....
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 15:45:13 PDT
Kayak trolling motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-trolling-motor/
Kayak trolling motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/MTZZ/HWH2GKCD/FXVMTZZHWH2GKCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/MTZZ/HWH2GKCD/FXVMTZZHWH2GKCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/MTZZ/HWH2GKCD/FXVMTZZHWH2GKCD.SMALL.jpg karrman1984 I was tagged on my Facebook page with a new way to look at this kayak invention, I have seen tank wheel chairs that go every where. Well I would like to extend my offer to my fellow veterans who I served with a chance to be able to kayak with your families again. Big boats are nice, but it is not th...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:14 PDT
Palette Boat B.O.T. II http://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Boat/
Palette Boat B.O.T. II - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/JPG2/HVYQ9Q31/FUOJPG2HVYQ9Q31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/JPG2/HVYQ9Q31/FUOJPG2HVYQ9Q31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/JPG2/HVYQ9Q31/FUOJPG2HVYQ9Q31.SMALL.jpg pzwing It is an easy-to-build, stable, and cost-free or at least almost cost-free boat that can be divided into three parts, to be carried inside two small cars. Gathering the materials and the first steps Materials :- Palettes (ask hardware shops and/or trading companies)- almost any kind of wood- PVC ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:29:24 PDT
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Dock-on-recycled-tidycats-and-2liters/
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PS1R/HVFL0X7W/FW9PS1RHVFL0X7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PS1R/HVFL0X7W/FW9PS1RHVFL0X7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PS1R/HVFL0X7W/FW9PS1RHVFL0X7W.SMALL.jpg lon.jacob.johnson I set out to build a floating dock for a local music festival on the bayou. Bayou Boogaloo is my favorite festival in New Orleans, primarily because of its vicinity to and the capable use of Bayou St. John to enjoy this growing free festival. For years we have tied up my pirouge and various other...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:55:55 PDT
How to make a Radial Piston Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Radial-Piston-Water-Pump/
How to make a Radial Piston Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/PU8R/HS5Q9LCV/FVJPU8RHS5Q9LCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/PU8R/HS5Q9LCV/FVJPU8RHS5Q9LCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/PU8R/HS5Q9LCV/FVJPU8RHS5Q9LCV.SMALL.jpg TeamDolphin     For a project ("Hydro do that?") at the Glasgow School of Art, our group of students was tasked with designing and manufacturing a water pump. The task was to be a competition betwixt several teams, each taking the name of an aquatic creature. Our designated company was 'Dolphin'...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:21:52 PDT
DIY water purification straw http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-water-purification-straw/
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:09:59 PDT
Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Collapsible-2QT-Canteen/
Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/F6I4/HUB6KQG3/FHOF6I4HUB6KQG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/F6I4/HUB6KQG3/FHOF6I4HUB6KQG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/F6I4/HUB6KQG3/FHOF6I4HUB6KQG3.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng This collapsible canteen is made from six mill polyethylene plastic sheeting (painter’s plastic available at home improvement stores), #215 O-rings, and a water bottle. Fusing the plastic is done with a Food Saver vacuum. It is surprisingly strong. I can stand on it without it bursting (160 lbs). ...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:16:26 PDT
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-alone-rain-collector/
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/OSWF/HTK2G7DN/FOLOSWFHTK2G7DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/OSWF/HTK2G7DN/FOLOSWFHTK2G7DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/OSWF/HTK2G7DN/FOLOSWFHTK2G7DN.SMALL.jpg ElizabethGoetvinck We are students industrial design and for the past 2 weeks we have been building a rain harvesting system. Our client is a community with a public garden because they don't have a private garden for themselves. The garden is a place where they can cultivate some vegetables and fruits, relax, enjoy t...
By: ElizabethGoetvinck

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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:30:55 PDT
Homemade Pontoon Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Pontoon-Boat/
Homemade Pontoon Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/FXH9/HT9B1CMA/FH2FXH9HT9B1CMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/FXH9/HT9B1CMA/FH2FXH9HT9B1CMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/FXH9/HT9B1CMA/FH2FXH9HT9B1CMA.SMALL.jpg Dr. Lazer Monkey UPDATE:  The canopy was too weak and a strong wind knocked it over, luckily I have some materials to build a new and improved one. This one will come with see though plastic curtains that we can use to block out the wind. I will buy a second hand gas motor, but keep the electric one as back up. I am...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:45:08 PDT
PVC Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Water-Pump/
PVC Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/8M6G/HRWNB22J/FLO8M6GHRWNB22J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/8M6G/HRWNB22J/FLO8M6GHRWNB22J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/8M6G/HRWNB22J/FLO8M6GHRWNB22J.SMALL.jpg petercd Build a long reach pvc water pump, handy for pumping right down to the bottom, and easily transfer water between rain barrels without resorting to the small plastic 5 litre paint buckets that fit the opening. I had hoped that this small scale pumping windmill copy would start siphoning once I pu...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:44:18 PST
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-Mod-for-CREE-T6-Bicycle-Light-Waterp/
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SMALL.jpg confu I bought this kind of "upper beam headlights" for my bike: http://www.amazon.com/SecurityIng%C2%AE-3800Lm-Headlight-Headlamp-Bicycle/dp/B009QX8B2Q/ Maybe not the safest electronics* but dirt-cheap and bright as @$%&. Disregarding some safety issues* I was annoyed by the cumbersome way of attachin...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:44:12 PST
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-One-and-a-half-Sheet-Plywood-Boat/
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/9B96/HLOBZMVD/FN09B96HLOBZMVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/9B96/HLOBZMVD/FN09B96HLOBZMVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/9B96/HLOBZMVD/FN09B96HLOBZMVD.SMALL.jpg dydaying Want to go sailing or fishing, but don't have the money to buy a fancy new boat? Well, you've come to the right place! Like you, I am also a wannabe sea captain on a tight budget. You won't learn how to build a luxury yacht here, but you will have a unique, durable, little boat at the end of this tu...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 03:13:07 PDT
Paddle Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Paddle-Board/
Paddle Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/12TM/HLA279CX/FZY12TMHLA279CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/12TM/HLA279CX/FZY12TMHLA279CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/12TM/HLA279CX/FZY12TMHLA279CX.SMALL.jpg donedirtcheap I wanted a paddle board. If you have been to a beach this summer you have seen someone on one. But even the very bottom end Stand Up Paddle board (hereafter SUP) starts at $350- and that is for a what is essentially a really big plastic milk jug. Plus, that hollow plastic weighs a crazy amount. Even...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 09:50:58 PDT
The Blob http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Blob/
The Blob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/CWKC/HKPX4NEO/FZSCWKCHKPX4NEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/CWKC/HKPX4NEO/FZSCWKCHKPX4NEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/CWKC/HKPX4NEO/FZSCWKCHKPX4NEO.SMALL.jpg boston09 It's summer time and the kids are stuck inside playing when they should be outside enjoying the wonderful outdoors. What's the best way to beat the heat? An expensive water slide park? Maybe, but for my family, its The Blob! You can run, jump, stomp and just lay on it. Watch the waves that you creat...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 20:41:31 PDT
Drink Your Own Pee - [survival guide] http://www.instructables.com/id/Drink-Your-Own-Pee---survival-guide/
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Wed, 31 Oct 2007 15:21:26 PDT
Extract Clean, Drinkable Water From Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Extract-Clean-Drinkable-Water-From-Plants/
Extract Clean, Drinkable Water From Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/W3FV/HI3U4JEW/F7VW3FVHI3U4JEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/W3FV/HI3U4JEW/F7VW3FVHI3U4JEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/W3FV/HI3U4JEW/F7VW3FVHI3U4JEW.SMALL.jpg M3G Water is the most important thing if you are stuck in the wilderness. Sure, food is important too, but you can live for a while without it; you can't survive more than a few days without water. Unfortunately, in many environments there is either a lack of water, or the water is unsafe to drink. Fort...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 10:05:31 PDT
What's better than water Balloons... Sponge Balls!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-better-than-water-Balloons-Sponge-Balls/
What's better than water Balloons... Sponge Balls!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/8Z8R/HHTE166V/FE68Z8RHHTE166V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/8Z8R/HHTE166V/FE68Z8RHHTE166V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/8Z8R/HHTE166V/FE68Z8RHHTE166V.SMALL.jpg ClayChip Every summer we make a large batch of sponge balls for the kids to enjoy in stead of water balloons. We do this for several reasons. Once made they can be enjoyed all summer if taken care of properly. The clean up is real easy since there aren't any little rubber balloon pieced to hunt for and pick ...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:14:33 PDT
Ultralight Gas Bottle Stabiliser http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-Gas-Bottle-Stabiliser/
Ultralight Gas Bottle Stabiliser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/KK7J/HHS9RS03/FTQKK7JHHS9RS03.SMALL.jpg a-dog501 This is my first instructable so please be nice! There are many lightweight backpacking stoves available on the market where the burner unit is mounted on top of the gas bottle. While they are lightweight and powerful they all suffer with a common problem, instability. This instablity is due to a ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:58:35 PDT